Women of Great Faith

The world offers many definitions of a woman. There are thousands of examples on Television and in magazines of how we should speak, act and look. The images of women that bombard us everyday vary greatly across nationalities, cultures and generations. For example, the definition of an African or European woman is not the same as the definition of an American woman. The image of a woman in 1959 is … [Read more...]

Seizures, but Salvation

You’ve probably been wondering where I’ve been in the last few weeks if you avidly read this blog. Well, it’s been a very trying time to say the least. A week ago, my husband suffered two seizures out of nowhere. The first occurred in the morning while K, my husband and I were lying in bed. I saw my husband convulsing in the corner of my eye. Quickly, I snatched K out of bed, put him on the couch … [Read more...]

Reflections of Good Friday

Luke 22:42 (NRSV), “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me; yet, not my will but yours be done.”   I like Luke’s account of Jesus’ prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane although Luke records the location as the Mount of Olives. I like Luke’s version because after Jesus prays, he receives help from on high so that he can move forward and do what God called him to do. Verse 43 says an … [Read more...]